What are the jobs employers are struggling to fill? ManpowerGroup’s recently released 2016 Talent Shortage Survey reveals the list of the 10 most difficult jobs to fill.

In the U.S., the most difficult jobs to fill are:

  1. Skilled Trades
  2. Drivers
  3. Sales Representatives
  4. Teachers
  5. Restaurant & Hotel Staff
  6. Accounting & Finance Staff
  7. Nurses
  8. Laborers
  9. Engineers
  10. Technicians







Is your area of specialty on the list? If so, you probably already know that jobs are waiting for you, and that’s good news. If not, keep these areas in mind in case you are thinking of making a career switch.

The 2016 Talent Shortage Survey reveals that 46% of U.S. employers are experiencing difficulty filling open positions within their organizations. This represents a 14% increase in employers struggling to fill job vacancies over 2015 and is higher than the global total, which increased 2% to 40%. For complete survey results, including what jobs are most difficult to fill on a global basis, click here.

Jill Kempka

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